African American Love Quotes

African American Love Quotes by Mae Jemison, Maya Angelou, George Washington Carver, Marian Wright Edelman, Arthur Ashe, Rosa Parks and many others.

Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.

Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.
Mae Jemison
I am the dream and the hope of the slave
Maya Angelou
Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
George Washington Carver
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
Marian Wright Edelman
Racism is not an excuse to not do the best you can.
Arthur Ashe
I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
Rosa Parks
Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise.
Maya Angelou
Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
Harriet Tubman
I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that’s how I operate my life.
Oprah Winfrey
You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man.
Frederick Douglass
I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person.
Harriet Tubman
I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
Zora Neale Hurston
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
I felt somehow for many years that George Washington and Alexander Hamilton just left me out by mistake. But through the process of amendment, interpretation, and court decision, I have finally been included in ‘We, the people.’
Barbara Jordan
Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.
Barbara Jordan